Medvedev urges Russia to diversify and to break dependency on oil prices

Medvedev urges Russia to diversify: Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev used a syndicated broadcast across Russia’s TV stations earlier this week to urge  the Russian business community to reduce its exposure to  oil prices by diversifying into high-tech commodities, amid predictions that the ailing Russian economy could  slip into recession in 2015. rbth